Arachova is a traditional village close to Delphi, mostly known as a winter destination. It gets very popular due to the Ski Centre of Parnassos that is found in close distance from the town. It is also a town with a rich historical background and beautiful nature surrounding it. Not only the town itself has nice architecture, but the surrounding region is also nice for sightseeing. Apart from the close site of Ancient Delphi, other interesting sights in short drive from Arachova are the Byzantine Monastery of Osios Loukas and the seaside towns of Itea and Galaxidi.
In this section, you can see the best Arachova Sightseeing but also things to do by location. You can also view all things to see in Arachova by category: villages, beaches, museums, and churches.
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The Monastery of Osios Loukas is a Byzantine monument located 30 km from Arachova, near Distomo. It was constructed in the 10th century and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Monument.
The ski centres of Parnassos are the most popular close to Athens and get very busy in winter. There visitors can practise skiing, snowboarding and many other winter sports. The three ski centres are located in a distance of 10 to 30 km from Arachova.
The Byzantine church of Agios Georgios is built on top of a hill overlooking the town. Many stairs lead to this church, which is dedicated to the protector saint of Arachova.
Location: 35 km west of Livadia and 10 km from Delphi, Central Greece
Description: Arachova is a mountainous town with traditional architecture. Located at an altitude of 960m, a ski centre is located in close distance to Arachova, which has turned into a popular winter destination.
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